Çi

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Ificiana to English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

/siː/

Meaning[edit]

Article[edit]

  1. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already completely specified.
    Oen sievēg çi cól. [1]
    Çi tösët o fruftö u zuas buati. [2]
  2. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
    Lïfux fufi buxwëm hemeyzēs çisi o 'cafowisti (çi=afowisti). [3]
  3. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
    Be çet çi cittö niem iwis! [4]
  4. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
    çi baŋsz gëv'm, mij çi feliv dïmuçi'm, mij çi le egmodtö dungustö'm, endt çi dungustecmi egmodtö'm.[5]
  5. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
    Bot ef töufi bon u çi biev. (= “Bot ef töufi bon u boēs biev.”) [6]

Usage notes[edit]

Çi before a word initialised by a vowel is prefixed as 'c.

Example:- 'canbrime [7]

Texts & References[edit]

  1. I am reading the book.
  2. The street in front of your house.
  3. No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
  4. That was the best meal ever!
  5. Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
  6. A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
  7. the umbrella